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Rumor Roundup: Red Wings will go into season with current D-cor…

Rumor Roundup: Red Wings will go into season with current D-corps, look at trades later

thehockeynews.com Updated 14 hours ago
The Detroit Red Wings pursuit of a top-three defenseman remains a hot topic among the club’s fans. In late-June, rumors linked the Wings to St. Louis Blues blueliner Kevin Shattenkirk and Anaheim Ducks rearguard Cam Fowler. With the start of NHL trainin…
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  • Report: Sabres’ Alex Nylander could head to AHL thanks to loan …

    Report: Sabres’ Alex Nylander could head to AHL thanks to loan loophole

    thehockeynews.com Aug 23 (yesterday)
    After one 28-goal, 57-point campaign in the OHL, Buffalo Sabres first-round, eighth-overall draft pick Alex Nylander is reportedly set to leave the Mississauga Steelheads for the AHL’s Rochester Americans. According to OHLInsiders, Nylander, 18, could b…
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  • Vesey met with seven teams, discussing options Thursday — what …

    Vesey met with seven teams, discussing options Thursday — what can each team offer?

    thehockeynews.com Aug 18 (6 days ago)
    For those tiring of hearing about NCAA free agent Jimmy Vesey, rest assured that the 23-year-old winger is nearing a decision on his destination. According to a report from ESPN’s Joe McDonald, Vesey has finished meeting with the teams he has interest i…
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  • Sabres’ Bylsma says talks with Girgensons, Ristolainen are ‘pro…

    Sabres’ Bylsma says talks with Girgensons, Ristolainen are ‘progressing’

    The Sabres have been active this off-season, signing Kyle Okposo and bringing Dmitry Kulikov aboard to solidify their defense, but there are still two familiar faces yet to be locked up to new contracts to start next season in Buffalo. With roughly a mo…
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  • Jimmy Vesey Signing Day approaches as forward narrows list

    Jimmy Vesey Signing Day approaches as forward narrows list

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images We’re now just four days away from the beginning of the end of the Jimmy Vesey signing saga. The 23-year-old forward out of Harvard will become an unrestricted free agent on Monday should he not decide to sign with th…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Buffalo Sabres

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Buffalo Sabres

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Lawsuit filed against Evander Kane in connection to December as…

    Lawsuit filed against Evander Kane in connection to December assault allegations

    The off-ice troubles are continuing for Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane, as the 25-year-old has had a lawsuit filed against him by a woman who alleges Kane assaulted her in December 2015. According to the Buffalo News, Kane is preparing to countersue…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Oilers not done trying to shop Ryan Nugent-Hopki…

    Rumor Roundup: Oilers not done trying to shop Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

    Throughout 2015-16, Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was a fixture in the NHL trade rumor mill. Entering this off-season, the 22-year-old was considered the Oiler most likely to be dealt this summer, preumably for a top-four defenseman. Oilers…
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  • Court Documents: Evander Kane Grabbed Women's Necks At Bar, Fou…

    Court Documents: Evander Kane Grabbed Women's Necks At Bar, Fought With Bouncer

    deadspin.com Jul 27
    Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane grabbed two women’s necks, pulled another woman’s hair, and fought with a bouncer at a Buffalo club called Bottoms Up on June 24, according to sworn statements to police acquired by Buffalo news station WKBW.Read more…
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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…
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  • Sabres could look to trade Kane — here are five possible destin…

    Sabres could look to trade Kane — here are five possible destinations

    It’s no secret that Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray isn’t exactly pleased with Evander Kane. Since coming to Buffalo in a blockbuster trade during the 2014-15 season, Kane has found himself in hot water enough times that Murray has said the youngster needs…
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  • Evander Kane officially charged over alleged Buffalo nightclub …

    Evander Kane officially charged over alleged Buffalo nightclub incident

    Buffalo Sabres power forward Evander Kane has officially been charged with criminal trespass and up to four counts of non-criminal harassment stemming from an incident at a local nightclub, notes the Buffalo News. In a surreal scene, Kane was even handc…
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  • What will the Buffalo Sabres do with Zemgus Girgensons?

    What will the Buffalo Sabres do with Zemgus Girgensons?

    There is a lot of room for long-term optimism in Buffalo. Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart, Ryan O’Reilly and now Alex Nylander are all gems up front, while Rasmus Ristolainen looks like a solid No. 1 defenseman in the years to come. But the team is still in t…
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  • Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    The Vancouver Canucks made some off-season moves in hopes of increasing their scoring this coming campaign, adding Loui Eriksson to potentially play alongside the Sedin twins and locking up youngsters Markus Granlund, Sven Baertschi and Emerson Etem. An…
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  • Sabres sign first-round pick Alexander Nylander

    Sabres sign first-round pick Alexander Nylander

    NHL.com Jul 15
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have signed first-round pick Alexander Nylander. Nylander, the No. 8 overall pick last month, signed a three-year, entry-level deal Friday. The 18-year-old Nylander is the son of former NHL player Michael...
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  • Sabres re-sign restricted free agent Foligno for 1 year

    Sabres re-sign restricted free agent Foligno for 1 year

    NHL.com Jul 14
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Sabres have re-signed forward Marcus Foligno to a one-year contract. Team officials announced the deal Thursday for the restricted free agent coming off a promising season. Foligno had career highs last season with 75 game...
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  • Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good…

    Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good meeting’ with Sabres

    The Buffalo Sabres took a gamble in mid-June when they dealt a third-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Nashville Predators for the rights to NCAA standout Jimmy Vesey. The hope was the Sabres would lock up Vesey before Aug. 15, the day the Hobey Baker…
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.